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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by DWILSON48625, Dec 21, 2012.

  1. DWILSON48625

    DWILSON48625 Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    Ok, so you rooted your phone, installed a killer ROM, and want to WiFi. Heres how to make the app work.

    THIS WORKS FOR THE PREVAIL AND PRECIDENT

    Download the WiFi For Root Users from Play (meuller, lemons, buxton)

    Open it

    Tap menu, settings, "change device profile"

    Select Galaxy Indulge (there is no option for the prevail or precident)

    Tap back

    Tap "change setup method"

    Choose "samsung soft tap"

    Tap back.

    Reboot to be sure it takes.

    Open app

    Tap the icon to start tether.

    Sometimes it gives me trouble starting. Im not sure what causes the issue, but usually a restart kicks it into gear. You will know its running when you see "hotspot activated" icon and the wifi icon pop up.

    Hope this helps those who are confused when they open it and nothing works.
     


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  2. kevincott

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  3. DWILSON48625

    DWILSON48625 Android Enthusiast
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    sorry, missed it, my bad.
     
  4. Slayer72

    Slayer72 Android Expert

    Hell why use that when FoxFi is an easier option and works excellent... :p


    FoxFi Installer
     
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  5. Lordvincent 90

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    Because foxfi limits your connectivity unless you use the paid version.
    it's ad-hoc tethering at best, and when i tried it while it was still unlimited, it didn't even work.

    Have you used it on the prevail?
    How do you set it up for infrastructure tethering on our phone?
     
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The Samsung Galaxy Prevail release date was April 2011. Features and Specs include a 3.2" inch screen, 2MP camera, GB RAM, MSM7627-3 processor, and 1500mAh battery.

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